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LODA — Wayne E. Tyler, 91, of Savoy, formerly of Loda, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

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GILMAN — Lorraine S. Goldenstein, 96, of Gilman, died Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, at her home.

HINSDALE — Crystal Lynn Barry, 38, formerly of Gibson City, died Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at the Hinsdale Hospital in Hinsdale.   

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MANSFIELD — Deborah Kay “Debbie” Harper, 58, of Mansfield, mother of a Roberts resident, died at 12:05 p.m. Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, at her home.

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CHATSWORTH — Veva Pearl Lang, 94, of Chatsworth, a native of Piper City, died at 4:50 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at Piper City Rehab & Living Center in Piper City.

GIBSON CITY — Sandra S. Reynolds, 77, of Gibson City, died Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at Gibson Area Hospital in Gibson City.

ROBERTS — Kenneth John Hanford, 60, of Roberts, died peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family, on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019.

ROBERTS — Kenneth Hanford, 60, of Roberts, died Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, at his home.

CHATSWORTH — Davy McCarty, 61, of Chatsworth, brother of a Piper City resident, died at 7:55 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, at Mercy South Hospital in St. Louis.

GIBSON CITY — Sandra S. Reynolds, 77, of Gibson City, died at 10:55 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at Gibson Area Hospital in Gibson City.

WATSEKA — Tami M. Tincher, 54, of Watseka, step-sister of a Loda resident, died Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, at her residence.

PAXTON — Gerald Hempel, 67, of Huffman, Texas, formerly of Paxton, died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, at his home.

GIFFORD — Leroy O. Hensley, 96, of Gifford, formerly of Rantoul, died at 12:55 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at Country Health Nursing Home in Gifford.

PAXTON — Richard Dale Essington, 67, was greeted by awaiting family members in heaven on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019.  

CULLOM — Robert “Bob” E. Brucker, 89, of Cullom, died Thursday, July 11, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.  

ASHKUM — Deborah S. Schafroth, 65, of Ashkum, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at the Gilman Health Care Center in Gilman.

FAIRBURY — Donna Bowles-Mauser, 78, of Fairbury, mother of a Melvin resident, died at 2:55 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at the OSF St. James-John Albrecht Medical Center in Pontiac.

GIBSON CITY — Rebecca Susan McAdam, 60, died Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at her home in Gibson City, surrounded by her family.

CLAYTONVILLE — Margaret “Maggie” Griswold, 70, of Claytonville, died Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

PIPER CITY — Ivan Joseph “Sonny” Weber, 84, of Piper City, died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, at Iroquois Memorial Hospital in Watseka.  

THE VILLAGES, Fla. — Terry “Chico” Dennis Christensen, 68, of The Villages, Fla., formerly of Savoy, the father of Loda and Paxton residents, died Wednesday, July 3, 2019, due to lung cancer.  

AMBIA, Ind. — Margaret Arlene Greenberg, 80, of rural Ambia, Ind., mother of a Rankin resident, died at 10:11 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at St. Vincent Seton Hospital in Indianapolis, Ind.

HOOPESTON — Sharol Genesee Senn, 78, of Hoopeston, sister-in-law of a Paxton resident, died at 8:54 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

GILMAN — Ryland Snow, 77, of St. Joseph, formerly of Gilman and Herscher, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at his residence in St. Joseph.

SAYBROOK — Lucy A. Shilts, 66, of Saybrook, died Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at Gibson Area Hospital in Gibson City surrounded by her loving family.

GIBSON CITY — Minnie Joan Twist, 86, of Gibson City, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at the Heritage Health Nursing Home in Gibson City with her family by her side.

GIBSON CITY — James H. “Jim” Brucker, 90, of Gibson City, died at 11:48 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, at his home.

PAXTON — David Alan Schoonveld, 61, of rural Paxton, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, at his home.

GIBSON CITY — Robert W. “Bob” Odell Sr., 79, of Gibson City, died at 5:57 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, at Heritage Manor in Gibson City.

GIBSON CITY — James H. Brucker, 90, of Gibson City, died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019.

CULLOM — Donald G. Nettleingham, 66, of Nashville, Tenn., formerly of Cullom, a 1971 graduate of Tri-Point High School, died at 11:39 a.m. Monday, July 29, 2019, at his residence.

PAXTON — Patricia “Ann” Kaiser, 87, died at 11:14 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at Accolade Healthcare of Paxton on Pells.

OAKWOOD — Danial I. Berner, 42, of Oakwood, formerly of Paxton, died at 3:22 p.m. Saturday, July 27, 2019, in Marion.

GIBSON CITY — Eryl “Earl” O. Jones, 89, brother-in-law of three area residents, died peacefully at his home with his loving wife by his side on Monday, July 15, 2019.

PETERSBURG — Leland Jay Pearson, 47, of Petersburg, half-brother of a Gibson City resident, died at 6:38 a.m. Thursday, July 25, 2019, at Memorial Medical Center.

CISSNA PARK — Loren D. Bauer, 90, of Cissna Park, died Monday, July 29, 2019, at Accolade on Pells in Paxton.

PAXTON — Jess Lurnis Burwell, 85, of Paxton, formerly of Urbana, died at 9:20 a.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Accolade Healthcare of Paxton Senior Living.

HOMER — Jack E. Bear, 77, of Homer, father of a Paxton resident, died at 9:44 a.m. Sunday, July 28, 2019, at his home.

PAXTON — Deborah Louise “Debbie” Foster, 69, of Paxton, died at 9:17 a.m. Saturday, July 27, 2019, with her family by her side at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

PAXTON — Eldon R. Anderson, 82, of Paxton, died at 9:56 p.m. Thursday, July 25, 2019, at Accolade Healthcare of Paxton on Pells.

CHATSWORTH — Rufus Tooley, 84, of Chatsworth and formerly of Gilman, died Sunday, July 21, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

EFFINGHAM — Benny D. Bourland, 87, of Effingham, father of a Gibson City resident, died on the morning of Monday, July 22, 2019, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon.

PEARLAND, Texas — Linda Mae Simmons, 71, of Pearland, Texas, formerly of Paxton, died Wednesday, June 19, 2019.

CISSNA PARK — Gordon E. Winger, 84, of Cissna Park, died Thursday, July 18, 2019, at Faith Place in Danforth.

ASHKUM — Marvin E. Perzee, 76, of Ashkum, died Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

RANKIN — RoseMary Mosson, 88, of rural Penfield, died Sunday, July 14, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.

CHARITON, Iowa — Patricia Joan Lindsay, 78, of Chariton, Iowa, formerly of Gibson City, died Monday, July 8, 2019, at Circle of Life Hospice in Chariton, Iowa, with her children by her side.

GEORGETOWN, Texas — JoAnn (Buchanan) Calhoun, formerly of Paxton, died Sunday, July 14, 2019, surrounded by family.  

CROSSVILLE, Tenn. — Geraldine “Gerry” Peters, 69, of Crossville, Tenn., formerly of Fisher, mother of a Gibson City resident, died at 2:07 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2019, at St. Thomas West Hospital in Nashville, Tenn., after a brief illness, surrounded by her family.

SAVOY — Warren C. McCarty, 95, grandfather of a Paxton resident, died at 9:15 a.m. Thursday, July 11, 2019, at his home in Savoy.

PIPER CITY — Dale Louis Cupples, 76, of Piper City, died Wednesday, July 10, 2019, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.

CHICAGO — Carol Louise Peterson Nolan, 86, of Chicago, formerly of Paxton, died Wednesday, May 29, 2019, while in the loving community of her daughters, grandchildren and her caretakers from St. Paul’s House and Unity Hospice in Chicago.

NEW LENOX — Charles F. Kollross, 78, of New Lenox, formerly of Gibson City, died Sunday, July 14, 2019, at the Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox.